You Can Own This Fairytale Irish Castle In The Middle Of A Lake For €90,000

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Photo snapped by Max (@ihaveadarksoul)

If you visited this site earlier this week, you’ll have seen an article about a crumbly aul castle in Roscommon that’s a little like something from a Disney movie.

Well, it turns out that castle (known as McDermott’s Castle) is now up for sale… for €90,000.

Have a gander at this

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About the castle

You’ll find McDermott’s Castle in County Roscommon on Lough Key, 3km north east of the town of Boyle.

Stretching around 10km across and forming a rough circular shape, Lough Key contains over 30 islands scattered throughout it’s waters.

One of these islands is known as ‘Castle Island’, which is home to the ruins of McDermott’s Castle.

And it’s all yours for €90,000.

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Here’s how the seller describes it

The property is arranged to provide a castle ruin and island.

The island is set within Lough Key Forest and Activity Park. Total site area extending to approximately 0.22 hectares (0.54 acres).

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  • Boyle is a town in County Roscommon.
  • The town is situated approximately 16km north west of Carrick-on-Shannon and approximately 42km north of Roscommon town.
  • Transport links in the area include the N4 and N61 providing direct access to Athlone. Public transport is served via Bus Eireann.
  • The property is situated within Lough Key, on McDermotts Island.

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